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    [ubuntu] Re: 12.04 CD being ignored at boot

    Thanks! :) In the end, sorting the wireless out turned out to be as simple as flicking the wireless switch off on the laptop and rebooting and luckily it just found the connection when the switch was...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 12.04 CD being ignored at boot

    I managed to get round the problem by creating a bootable USB stick. 12.04 seems to be successfully installed on the other laptop now (although it seemed extremely quick considering I selected to...
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    [ubuntu] Re: 12.04 CD being ignored at boot

    Thank you very much for your reply.

    That was a good point about whether I had created a CD or just made a data CD so just to be sure I tried burning it again and made sure to select 'Create a disc...
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    [ubuntu] 12.04 CD being ignored at boot

    My husband has Natty Narwhal on his Dell Inspiron 1525 laptop.

    He wants me to wipe the hard drive and install 12.04 from a CD. He has backed up all his files.

    I have downloaded 12.04 and...
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    [ubuntu] Recovering old MP3 files

    Is it possible to recover long-since deleted MP3 files?

    (I'm asking on behalf of my husband. I converted him to ubuntu a few years ago, but sadly I became unable to continue using it myself...
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    [ubuntu] No sound on .pps file

    Someone emailed me a .pps file (MS PowerPoint presentation) which contains slides with accompanying music.

    When I double click the file it opens with OpenOffice.org Presentation and the slide show...
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    Re: You know you're a geek when........

    :lol:

    ykyagw... you and your laptop cannot function independently of each other!

    ... your ISP has technical problems leaving you without teh interwebz for 8 hours... and your eyes and brain...
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    [ubuntu] Re: Open Office missing document

    Thank you for your reply.

    Yes, it was gmail, and it seems it saves documents to the Desktop, but I've checked and mine isn't there. It's so weird as it's like the document never existed. :( there...
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    [ubuntu] Open Office missing document

    I emailed myself an important document from my pc to my laptop. I opened the email, and clicked 'Download' to save the document to my hard drive. When the pop up box appeared I selected 'Save To...
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    Re: The person below you game

    True

    TPBM would like one of these
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    Re: the person ABOVE you

    TPAM secretly likes Window$ :lol:

    Yep, frequently
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    [ubuntu] Dual boot 7.10 / XP question

    My second computer has XP SP2 on it, but I'd like to add Ubuntu 7.10 as well. Yesterday I formatted the hard drive and freshly re-installed XP. The pc has 512MB memory and one 80GB hard drive.
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    [ubuntu] Re: how to install a webcam in 7.10

    Not sure if this link will help? It's about someone who needed a driver for a Logitech zoom webcam (assuming that's the same as yours) and managed to get it working.
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    Re: What are you listening to right now?

    Nightwish - Sleeping Sun
  15. Thread: Be a Troll!

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    Re: Be a Troll!

    yr all st00pid muppets yoo all spend time heer cuz linix sucks so bad it aint even a propper OS an yr all to dumb to wurk it so yoo need halp like all teh time even just gettin it 2 boot. window dont...
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    Re: Three Word Game

    Can I play?
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    Re: The person below you game

    false - never played it!

    TPBM likes classic cars
  18. Thread: Be a Troll!

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    Re: Be a Troll!

    dont b dissin' microw-soft, at leest it wurks!!1! lunix iz 4 geeks hoo hav 2 git it up n running frm typin commandz n stuff. yr all l00zerz on heer anyway!!1!
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    Re: Post your CTRL+V's

    You are using a system based on LINUX platform.
    Our service does not support this Operative System at the moment.
    We are working to settle this drawback as soon as possible.

    ^ I'd spent ages...
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    [ubuntu] Re: mime type

    Which application are you using to open pdf files?

    Don't know if this thread is of any use? It mentions some alternative pdf viewers that might work better?
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    [ubuntu] Re: how to install a webcam in 7.10

    What make/model is the web cam?
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    Re: The Product Name Challenge

    Linux: Apt-get Answers
    Apple: iKnow
    Microsoft: MS(TM) Genuine Answers 2010 SP 0.1

    next: air conditioning
  23. Re: Girl talking on cellphone while trying to park...too funny (PICS!!)

    She is indisputable evidence that cell phones fry your brain!! ;)
  24. [ubuntu] Re: [SOLVED] I can only boot to a command prompt

    Ooh we posted at almost the same time, Codename! :lol:
  25. [ubuntu] Re: I can only boot to a command prompt

    I finally managed to get this resolved, so will post what worked for me in case it's of any help to anyone in the future. (including myself, knowing what I'm like!) :lol:

    I had to plug an ethernet...
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